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Saturday, October 17th, 2015
NCAI Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, 10 am – 5 pm
Regional Indigenous Peoples and Nations Consultation on Climate Change:
“Defending our Rights and Defining our Priorities on the Road to Paris and Beyond”
NCAI and the International Indigenous Treaty Council (IITC) are co-hosting a Regional Indigenous Peoples and Nations Consultation on Climate Change to discuss the international efforts to address climate issues in our communities. This consultation will continue the effort to get input into this process from Tribal Nations in North America before the 21stConference of the Parties (COP 21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on November 30th – December 11th, 2015 to finalize a legally binding international agreement to reduce greenhouse gasses, curb the pace of climate change and define programs to help the most vulnerable States and Peoples, including Indigenous Peoples, to mitigate and adapt to the impacts. This event is Co-sponsored by the NCAI and IITC, with special thanks to the United Nations Development Programme and the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.